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Farming futures – embracing change and seizing opportunities

We would like to invite you to join our complimentary agricultural seminar on Tuesday 22 November, running from 8.00am to 10.45am. This seminar will focus primarily on change and opportunities within the farming sector and will feature speakers from Carter Jonas, Farmplan and UHY Hacker Young. The event will take place at the Sophi Taylor […]

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Capital Gains Traps

Recently both Carter Jonas and UHY have been experiencing an increasing number of instructions and queries relating to Capital Gains Tax (CGT) rate reductions for non-residential property from 28% to 20%. Everyone knows that on 6 April 2016 the headline rate of capital gain tax dropped to 20%, right? There are of course a few […]

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Trusts Must be Bust, says Chancery Division

So regularly at present the media is full of stories of the Courts and Tribunals considering tax avoidance strategies and using “purposive” or “Ramsay” interpretations of the legislation to overturn the attempted tax advantage. But twice in the last month the Chancery division has moved in quite the opposite manner, agreeing to the rescission of […]

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Tax spotlight: farming partnerships

The last 30 years or so have seen a huge move towards small businesses being carried on through limited companies, but farming continues to be largely undertaken through the medium of a partnership. Partnerships continue to be governed by the 1890 Partnership Act which, whilst it may seem somewhat antiquated, has actually stood the test […]

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Posted in: Business planning, LLP, Partnership

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